New Yellow Badge Members in Paisley

 If you haven’t noticed, there’s a lot going on in Paisley. It might well b... read more

What They Say...

“Book an STGA Guide - it's the only way to see Scotland"

Neil Oliver
Television presenter and STGA Honorary President

 Book a Guide, not a Guide Book!

STGA have over 50 years of experience in professional guiding across Scotland.

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Glasgow Sporting Heritage Tours - Book Now to Discover:

•             Glasgow and Scotland’s Empire and Commonwealth heritage

•             The history of the Games

•             Glasgow’s sporting connections

•             Stories and personalities both past and present

•             New developments around the city, the venues, and infrastructure which will leave a lasting                          legacy for the city


The Scottish Tourist Guides Association has developed two unique tours:

•             Sporting Heritage Coach Tours - Our guide will step on to your coach to conduct the tour. See the map below for the route plan. Duration: Up to 2 hours.

 •            Sporting Heritage Walking Tour on Glasgow GreenDuration: Up to 2 hours. 


View Glasgow Sporting Heritage Coach Tour in a larger map

To book a guide for either of these tours:

Call: 01786 451 953 



Please note that these tours do not include entrance to any venues.


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Green Badge Guide Training

We are now recruiting for the Northern Highlands Green Badge course, which is being run in conjunction with the University of the Highlands and Islands. 

Stewart Noble

STGA Guide Stewart Noble meets Michael Portillo


STGA Guide Stewart Noble meets Michael Portillo

Ronnie Berri Blue Badge Guide

Blue Badge Guide Inducted as Member of the Keepers of the Quaich

In the official ceremony and banquet held at Blair Castle last Monday, Blue Badge Guide Ronnie Berri was inducted as member of the "Keepers of the Quaich" - an exclusive, international community of people recognised for their outstanding commitment and contribution to Scotch Whisky. 

Well done Ronnie!


Free Edinburgh Walking Tour 21 February 2015: International Tourist Guide Day!

Come and join the fun and help us celebrate International Tourist Guide Day! 

On 21st February, the Scottish Tourist Guides Association will celebrate International Tourist Guide Day. To mark the occasion, residents and visitors to Edinburgh will have the opportunity to join in a fantastic free-of-charge Walking Tour Event which will see a group of over a dozen of our 'Blue Badge' guides criss-cross the city sharing their love and knowledge of our capital. 

STGA Stirling Walking Tour

STGA Events at Scotland's History Festival 2014

2014 sees the fourth edition of Previously... Scotland's History Festivals take place with with events in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, St Andrews, Dunfermline and Moffat. As part of the History Festival, members of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association are conducting four tours this year.


Online Guide List: We Speak Your Language!

The STGA Guide List is now digital and our Guides have got Scotland covered!  Use the language links below to find details of all STGA accredited Guides:


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New Yellow Badge Members in Paisley

 If you haven’t noticed, there’s a lot going on in Paisley.

It might well become the next tourism hotspot in Scotland. Who better to bring Paisley’s rich heritage to life than qualified STGA tourist guides?

Meet our new Yellow Badge colleagues in Paisley.